Declaring America at a ''crossroads'' in the fight against terrorism, President Barack Obama on Thursday revealed clearer guidelines for the use of deadly drone strikes.
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Niger defense minister: Hostages freed in Agadez
Hours after denying that jihadists in the city of Agadez had taken several soldiers hostage, Niger's minister of defense corrected the record on Friday.
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Britain scrambles fighter jets to escort PIA passenger plane
Britain scrambled fighter jets on Friday to escort a Pakistani International Airlines plane carrying 297 passengers from Lahore after it was diverted from Manchester.
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Jihadist group threatens more Niger attacks
A jihadist group that claimed twin suicide bombings that killed at least 20 people in northern Niger threatened to launch more attacks.
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Japan mayor apologises to ‘comfort women’
Osaka mayor Toru Hashimoto issued the apology hours after he was due to meet two former “comfort women”.
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Pakistan remains opposed to drones after Obama speech
The Pakistan government Friday repeated its view that US drone strikes in its territory were illegal, after President laid out new guidelines for their use.
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A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck Northern California on Thursday with no immediate reports of injuries, according to the US Geological Survey
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At least 45 Indian fishermen released from Karachi’s Malir prison
The released fishermen are to be handed over to Indian authorities at the Wagah border on Saturday.
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